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Filmmaker use 50 smartphones in a “Lumia Arc of Wonder” to make the trippiest video of New York I’ve ever seen.

By Talan Torriero
May 21, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the most powerful cameraphone in the Lumia family and has reinvented zoom for all users. Now imagine what can be achieved if you have 50 Windows Phone smartphones set up to create a stunning ‘bullet effect’ across the Manhattan skyline.

Filmmaker Paul Trillo has created an exciting and truly amazing photo experience using that 50 Lumia 1020 smartphones triggered simultaneously to create a “bullet effect” photo experience. It’s an amazing feat of design and engineering that truly shows the versatility of the Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone and its 41-Megapixel camera.


The “Multi Lumia Arc of Wonder” has it is called was transported through the busy streets of New York to capture “Living Moments” using the powerful 41- megapixel camera on the Lumia 1020.

nokia-lumia-arc-of-wonder-03A Microsoft Surface tablet was used to control the shoot, while a special app which was designed for Windows 8 mobile was used to make sure all things went well. Using this method they were able to capture a total of 30,000 images across Manhattan, including Union Square, Allen St and Central Park West.


It’s an amazing achievement and another first for Lumia smartphones. Check out the video and let us know what you think.